Barbados Beer

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Today in 1966, Barbados gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

Barbados
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%

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  • Full Name: Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
  • Government Type: Parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
  • Language: English
  • Religion(s): Protestant 63.4% (Anglican 28.3%, Pentecostal 18.7%, Methodist 5.1%, other 11.3%), Roman Catholic 4.2%, other Christian 7%, other 4.8%, none or unspecified 20.6%
  • Capital: Bridgetown
  • Population: 287,733; 180th
  • Area: 430 sq km, 202nd
  • Comparative Area: 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
  • National Food: Cou-Cou; Flying Fish
  • National Symbols: Brown Pelican; Dolphin fish; Flying Fish; Pride of Barbados (flower); Trident head
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, November 30, 1966

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 1

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: one beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 38%
  • Wine: 10%
  • Spirits: 50%
  • Other: 2%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 6.41
  • Unrecorded: 0.50
  • Total: 6.91
  • Beer: 2.90

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 6.4 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: No
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None

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Dominica Beer

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Today in 1978, Dominica gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

Dominica
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%

domenica

  • Full Name: Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Location: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about half way between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago
  • Government Type: Parliamentary democracy
  • Language: English (official), French patois
  • Religion(s): Roman Catholic 61.4%, Protestant 20.6% (Seventh-Day Adventist 6%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%), Jehovah’s Witnesses 1.2%, other Christian 7.7%, Rastafarian 1.3%, other or unspecified 1.6%, none 6.1%
  • Capital: Roseau
  • Population: 73,126; 201st
  • Area: 751 sq km, 189th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly more than four times the size of Washington, DC
  • National Food: Mountain Chicken
  • National Symbol: Sisserou Parrot
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, November 3, 1978

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 1

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: one beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 6%
  • Wine: 10%
  • Spirits: 83%
  • Other: <1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 7.34
  • Unrecorded: 0.50
  • Total: 7.84
  • Beer: 0.50

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 7.3 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location, specific events, intoxicated persons, petrol stations
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None

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Antigua & Barbuda Beer

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Today in 1981, Antigua and Barbuda gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

Antigua and Barbuda
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%

antigua-barbuda

  • Full Name: Antigua and Barbuda
  • Location: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico
  • Government Type: Constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government and a Commonwealth realm
  • Language: English (official), local dialects
  • Religion(s): Protestant 76.4% (Anglican 25.7%, Seventh-Day Adventist 12.3%, Pentecostal 10.6%, Moravian 10.5%, Methodist 7.9%, Baptist 4.9%, Church of God 4.5%), Roman Catholic 10.4%, other Christian 5.4%, other 2%, none or unspecified 5.8%
  • Capital: St. John’s
  • Population: 89,018; 198th
  • Area: 442.6 sq km (Antigua 280 sq km; Barbuda 161 sq km), 201st
  • Comparative Area: 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
  • National Food: Fungie
  • National Symbols: Antigua Black Pineapple; Red Hibiscus; Hawksbill Turtle; Fallow Deer; The Frigate (a.k.a. Man-o’-War or Weather bird); Whitewood tree
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, November 1, 1981

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 16
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 1

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: One beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 28%
  • Wine: 18%
  • Spirits: 53%
  • Other: <1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 6.76
  • Unrecorded: 0.46
  • Total: 7.22
  • Beer: 2.67

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 6.8 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: N/A
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Sales Restrictions: N/A
  • Advertising Restrictions: N/A
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: N/A

Patterns of Drinking Score: N/A

Prohibition: None

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Saint Vincent & The Grenadines Beer

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Today in 1979, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Breweries

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Guild: Caribbean Breweries Association (CBA)

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.05%

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  • Full Name: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Location: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Government Type: Parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
  • Language: English, French patois
  • Religion(s): Protestant 75% (Anglican 47%, Methodist 28%), Roman Catholic 13%, other (includes Hindu, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Protestant)
  • Capital: Kingstown
  • Population: 103,537; 194th
  • Area: 389 sq km, 204th
  • Comparative Area: Twice the size of Washington, DC
  • National Food: Roasted Breadfruit and Fried Jack Fish
  • National Symbols: St. Vincent Parrot (Amazona Guildingii); Soufriere Tree
  • Nickname: Gems of the Antilles; Jewels of the Caribbean
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, October 27, 1979

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.05%
  • Number of Breweries: 1

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: One beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 43%
  • Wine: 2%
  • Spirits: 54%
  • Other: 1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 4.94
  • Unrecorded: 0.50
  • Total: 5.44
  • Beer: 2.55

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 4.9 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Increase
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, places, specific events, intoxicated persons, petrol stations
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: N/A

Prohibition: None

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Saba Beer

Saba
Today in 2010, Saba became part of the Netherlands after the dissolution the Netherlands Antilles.

Saba
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.05%

saba

  • Full Name: Saba
  • Location: The Caribbean, south of Saint Martin and northwest of Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Government Type: Constitutional monarchy
  • Language: Dutch (official), English
  • Religion(s): Roman Catholic (majority), and also Wesleyan Church Holiness, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Anglican, Seventh-day Adventist, Muslim and Jewish
  • Capital: The Bottom
  • Population: 1,971
  • Area: 13 sq km
  • Comparative Area: Slightly less than one-tenth the size of Washington, D.C.
  • National Food: Funchi, Pan Bati and Carni Stoba (goat stew)
  • National Symbols: Audubon’s Shearwater; Black-eyed Susan
  • Affiliations: UN
  • Independence: Saba, including the islet of Green Island, became a special municipality within the country of the Netherlands after the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, October 10, 2010

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 16 (under 15% a.b.v.); 18 (15% a.b.v. and over)
  • BAC: 0.05%
  • Number of Breweries: 0

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  • How to Say “Beer”: bier
  • How to Order a Beer: Un bier, ahls-yer-bleeft
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Geluch / Gezondheid / Proost / Prut / Santé / Schol
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 44%
  • Wine: 1%
  • Spirits: <1%
  • Other: 55%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 4.97
  • Unrecorded: 2.60
  • Total: 7.57
  • Beer: 2.05

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 5 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 21
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location
  • Advertising Restrictions: Yes
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None.

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Saint Kitts and Nevis Beer

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Today in 1983, Saint Kitts and Nevis gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

Saint Kitts and Nevis
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%

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  • Full Name: Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean, islands in the Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago
  • Government Type: Parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
  • Language: English (official)
  • Religion(s): Anglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic
  • Capital: Basseterre
  • Population: 50,726; 208th
  • Area: 261 sq km, 211th
  • Comparative Area: One and a half times the size of Washington, DC
  • National Food: Stewed saltfish served with spicy Plantains, Coconut Dumplings and seasoned Breadfruit
  • National Symbols: Vervet Monkey (mammal); Brown Pelican (bird)
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, September 19, 1983

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 2

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: One beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 39%
  • Wine: 2%
  • Spirits: 58%
  • Other: 1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 8.93
  • Unrecorded: 0.50
  • Total: 9.43
  • Beer: 3.98

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 8.9 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: N/A
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: N/A
  • Advertising Restrictions: N/A
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: N/A

Patterns of Drinking Score: N/A

Prohibition: None

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Trinidad and Tobago Beer

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Today in 1962, Trinidad and Tobago gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

Trinidad and Tobago
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%

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  • Full Name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
  • Government Type: Parliamentary democracy
  • Language: English (official), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), French, Spanish, Chinese
  • Religion(s): Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 25.8% (Anglican 7.8%, Baptist 7.2%, Pentecostal 6.8%, Seventh-Day Adventist 4%), Hindu 22.5%, Muslim 5.8%, other Christian 5.8%, other 10.8%, unspecified 1.4%, none 1.9%
  • Capital: Port-of-Spain
  • Population: 1,226,383; 157th
  • Area: 5,128 sq km, 174th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Delaware
  • National Food: Pelau
  • National Symbols: Scarlet Ibis (bird of Trinidad), Rufous-vented Chachalaca (bird of Tobago); Chaconia
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, August 31, 1962

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 2

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: cheers
  • How to Say “Cheers”: One beer, please
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 51%
  • Wine: 2%
  • Spirits: 46%
  • Other: 1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 5.78
  • Unrecorded: 0.50
  • Total: 6.28
  • Beer: 3.10

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 5.8 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Increase
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location, specific events, intoxicated persons
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None

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Jamaica Beer

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Today in 1962, Jamaica gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

Jamaica
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.035% or 0.08%

Jamaica

  • Full Name: Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba
  • Government Type: Constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
  • Language: English, English patois
  • Religion(s): Protestant 62.5% (Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8%, Pentecostal 9.5%, Other Church of God 8.3%, Baptist 7.2%, New Testament Church of God 6.3%, Church of God in Jamaica 4.8%, Church of God of Prophecy 4.3%, Anglican 3.6%, other Christian 7.7%), Roman Catholic 2.6%, other or unspecified 14.2%, none 20.9%
  • Capital: Kingston
  • Population: 2,889,187; 139th
  • Area: 10,991 sq km, 168th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Connecticut
  • National Food: Ackee and Saltfish
  • National Symbols: Green-and-black Streamertail; Lignum vitae; Blue Mahoe
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, August 6, 1962

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: None (to drink); 18 (to buy)
  • BAC: 0.035%
  • Number of Breweries: 2

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: one beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 42%
  • Wine: 3%
  • Spirits: 52%
  • Other: 2%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 3.50
  • Unrecorded: 1.50
  • Total: 5.00
  • Beer: 1.49

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 3.5 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18 (to purchase); None (to drink)
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None

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Bahamas Beer

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Today in 1973, the Bahamas gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

The Bahamas
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%

bahamas

  • Full Name: Commonwealth of The Bahamas
  • Location: Chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba
  • Government Type: Constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
  • Language: English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)
  • Religion(s): Protestant 67.6% (Baptist 35.4%, Anglican 15.1%, Pentecostal 8.1%, Church of God 4.8%, Methodist 4.2%), Roman Catholic 13.5%, other Christian 15.2%, none or unspecified 2.9%, other 0.8%
  • Capital: Nassau
  • Population: 316,182; 178th
  • Area: 13,880 sq km, 161st
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Connecticut
  • National Food: Crack conch with peas and rice
  • National Symbols: West Indian Flamingo; Blue Marlin; Yellow Elder; Lignum Vitae
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, July 10, 1973

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Label Requirements: N/A
  • Number of Breweries: 2

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beer / bear
  • How to Order a Beer: one beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 36%
  • Wine: 14%
  • Spirits: 48%
  • Other: 2%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 8.16
  • Unrecorded: 0.60
  • Total: 8.76
  • Beer: 3.99

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 8.2 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location, specific events
  • Advertising Restrictions: Yes
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None

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Cuba Beer

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Today in 1902, Cuba gained their Independence from Spain (and the U.S.).

Cuba
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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.01% or None

cuba

  • Full Name: Republic of Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 150 km south of Key West, Florida
  • Government Type: Communist state
  • Language: Spanish (official)
  • Religion(s): Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jewish, Santeria (prior to Castro assuming power)
  • Capital: Havana
  • Population: 11,075,244; 74th
  • Area: 110,860 sq km, 106th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
  • National Food: Platillo Moros y Cristianos; Ropa vieja; Puerco asado; Yuca con mojo
  • National Symbols: Cuban Crocodile; White Ginger Lily — Mariposa; Palma Real
  • Affiliations: UN, OAS
  • Independence: From Spain, May 20, 1902 (from Spain, 10 December 1898; administered by the US from 1898 to 1902; not acknowledged by the Cuban Government as a day of independence) / Triumph of the Revolution, January 1, 1959

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: None (to drink); 18 (to buy)
  • BAC: 0.01% or None
  • Label Requirements: N/A
  • Number of Breweries: 6

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  • How to Say “Beer”: cerveza
  • How to Order a Beer: Una cerveza, por favor
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Salud
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 33%
  • Wine: 1%
  • Spirits: 66%
  • Other: <1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 4.41
  • Unrecorded: 1.10
  • Total: 5.51
  • Beer: 1.48

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 4 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Increase
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location
  • Advertising Restrictions: Yes
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: N/A

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None

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